The sofa in the photo below was originally bought a few years ago for 99p. This scan of a negative is the only photo of it I can find. In it my daughter is holding a TV remote that disappeared shortly after the shot was taken. On the whole the sofa had done well, but unfortunately had outlived its use. A throw was struggling to hide the torn upholstery so a brand new sofa was acquired. One … [Read more...] about Deconstructed Sofa
This year’s Audio Bloggers month took place over the month of June. You can catch up on the conversations and recordings from those involved via the AudioMo hashtag. Thanks to @Ernmander for keeping it going for 10 years. Great work nurturing and catering for a wonderful community. [A version of this post first appeared in my weekly email which you you can subscribe to here: … [Read more...] about Audio Bloggers Month 2020
I've been testing a few aerials for my current handheld radio of choice. This experiment is hardly scientific. But I think it's good enough to show you which aerial is the best of the bunch. At least in some conditions. It might also save you some money. Here is a little background. You might want scroll to my findings if you're in a hurry. I started this experiment before I was a licensed … [Read more...] about Best PMR446 or 2m/70cm Mobile Antenna?
This review first appeared in my weekly email dispatch. You probably already know the difference between antiperspirant and deodorant. Antiperspirant blocks the sweat glands, while deodorant deals with the odour. I’ve been using natural deodorant since the 90’s. Initially because I found it was easier to travel light with a chunk of salt crystal instead of a can of spray. Then of … [Read more...] about Natural deodorants reviewed
[PING! - Message notification on Wire] "What you up to today?" Asked Adrian. "Just took delivery of a folding electric scooter want to hold the camera while I test it?" I replied. "Cool" he said. "I'll be right over." (If you read my newsletter you'll have read some of these words there. Thanks to Microscooters for the loan of the Condor. I've not been paid for this review.) I attached my … [Read more...] about Best electric scooter for adults